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A few weeks ago an American Jewish journalist received a visa to report from Iran. That by itself was not unusual.


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Not getting a casino at the former Nevele resort was a big blow to the economic hopes of the Wawarsing and Ellenville area.  Ulster legislators agreed to a proposal to ease the blow, somewhat.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses strokes, gene splicing, Iran, and George Pataki running for president.

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Good morning. I'm David Greene.


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Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Aug 20, 2015
Newschannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano

Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

Mostly cloudy, breezy, warm and humid with a scattered shower or thunderstorm. Highs in the mid to upper 80's.

Mostly cloudy, warm and muggy with showers and thunderstorms likely tonight. Areas of fog.  Lows in the upper 60's.

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm in the morning tomorrow.  Then slow clearing from west to east in the afternoon.. Highs near 80.


In baseball, in the American League, the Yankees slid past Minnesota 4-3, Boston trumped Cleveland 6-4, Houston edged Tampa Bay 3-2 in 13 innings, and it was the Angels over the White Sox 1-0.